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Statistically Speaking: A Wasteland of Food

Food Waste
by Bill Chameides
Feb 28, 2014

The amount of food we waste is enough to make you sick … many times over.

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Waxing Environmental on Rep. Henry Waxman

Rep. Henry Waxman
by Bill Chameides
Feb 6, 2014

After 39 years representing the great state of California in the U.S House of Representatives, Democratic Representative Henry Waxman is calling it quits.

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Art Makes Environmental Change Real

Eve Mosher, High Water Line | NYC
by Bill Chameides
Jan 24, 2014

Experiencing the science of climate change rather than learning about it.

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Shrimp Down, Lobster Up: Is There a Connection?

Northern shrimp, like those shown here being hauled aboard a shrimp boat, are in decline. So much so that the 2014 season in Maine was shut down. TheGreenGrok takes a look. (NOAA)
by Bill Chameides
Jan 9, 2014

Something fishy's goin' on with the the shrimp off the coast of Maine.

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BHA and BHT: A Case for Fresh?

cereal aisle
by Bill Chameides
Dec 19, 2013

Preserved food sure is convenient, but is there a health cost?

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The Food Chain: How Low Do We Go?

Do you think human beings sit at the top of the food chain? Fat chance. (Photo credits, from top left: U.S. FWS, brian.gratwicke/Flickr, skippyjon/Flickr, Moyan_Brenn/Flickr)
by Bill Chameides
Dec 10, 2013

Move over, Miss Piggy, and make room for us on the food chain.

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The Not-So-Sweet Skinny on Sugar-free Gum Sweeteners

A pack of gum
by Bill Chameides
Dec 4, 2013

How many chemicals are in your sugar-free gum? And should you care?

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Biofuels and Climate Change: Pulpwood to the Rescue?

Biofuel Feedstock
by Bill Chameides
Nov 18, 2013

New study concludes that biofuels can be part of climate-energy solution.

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Premature Reporting on Upcoming Climate Assessment and Other Climate News

apples
by Bill Chameides
Aug 23, 2013

Climate news that’s come down the line: a draft report, congressional shenanigans, apples, carbon overload, and 2013 claiming sixth place.

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Food Additives: How Do We Know If They’re Safe?

by Bill Chameides
Aug 22, 2013

Are we letting the chemical industry decide what is safe for us to eat?

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